"Bring in the May!," planting turnips, May/June weather posted

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Daily Newsletter for Saturday, May 1, 2021

may

Oh! fragrant is the breath of May
In tranquil garden closes,
And soft yet regal is her sway
Among the springtide roses.

–William Hamilton Hayne (1856–1929)

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Vegetable Gardener's Handbook
 
The Month of May 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The Month of May 2021: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Celebrate the gorgeous month of May! The Sun is warming, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the garden is growing. Find out what fun days May has to offer—from holidays to history to gardening advice.
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April Showers Bring May Flowers!

Spring is in full swing and having beautiful, aromatic flowers are one of the many things that make this season so special. ECHO’s lineup of hand tools provides you with professional quality for your gardening needs.

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May Day 2021: What Is May Day?
May Day 2021: What Is May Day?
May Day (May 1) is a holiday rich in history and folklore, celebrating the return of spring! Learn about some of the fun traditions, from May Day baskets to dancing around the maypole. Here are 10 ways to “bring in the May.”
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Beautifully illustrated mugs for spring!

This vintage mug includes lovely French illustrations of all your favorite veggies.

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Long-Range Weather Forecasts
Long-Range Weather Forecasts
Get your 2021 long-range weather predictions for the next 60 days from The Old Farmer’s Almanac—covering the United States and Canada. Our extended forecasts can be used to make more informed decisions about future plans that depend on the weather, from vacations to weddings.
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Bring the scents of spring inside with Peony Foaming Hand Soap!

The sweet scent of Peony Hand Soap is sure to bring spring inside! Enjoy floral notes of peony and lily of the valley with wisps of apple, amber and peach in this luxurious hand soap!

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Turnips
Turnips
Turnips are cool-weather vegetables that can be grown both in spring and fall, avoiding the hot summer months. They mature very rapidly and you can enjoy both the greens and the roots. Try this ancient root vegetable that’s been grown for over 3,000 years! We’ll show you how to plant, grow, and...
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Colorful measuring and serving spoons!

Add a splash of warming color to your kitchen with the Baltique™ Marrakesh Collection Spoons. These eye-catching utensils are masterfully crafted from layers of colored birched wood to create a gorgeous color array. 

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Beekeeping 101: Choosing a Type of Beehive
Beekeeping 101: Choosing a Type of Beehive
Before your bees arrive, you must consider where they are going to live. There are three basic types of beehives. Let’s figure out which style is right for you. 
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Antique planters for your cuttings!

This beautiful cutting vase was made in the USA from an old hardwood loom shuttle that was used in a long-shuttered textile mill for cloth-weaving production. Display a fresh cut flower or live ivy, or propagate a cutting for transplant!

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